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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro Sat, 06 May, 2017

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, proffering roses to security forces who blocked their way.
Boko Haram 'releases scores of Chibok girls'

Boko Haram 'releases scores of Chibok girls' Sat, 06 May, 2017

Scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, multiple sources told AFP on Saturday, with unconfirmed reports that at least 80 have been freed.
Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber Sat, 06 May, 2017

An 85-year-old man from Nepal died Saturday while attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to climb the world's highest peak, officials said.
Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans

Trump celebrates health vote win with jubilant Republicans Thu, 04 May, 2017

Declaring it "an unbelievable victory," President Donald Trump delayed his first trip home to New York as president to celebrate House passage Thursday of legislation undoing much of former President Barack Obama's health law, a top campaign promise and a long-sought GOP goal.

Clashes as Venezuelans protest constitution plan

Clashes as Venezuelans protest constitution plan Wed, 03 May, 2017

Venezuelan police fired tear gas and protesters hurled gasoline bombs as thousands rallied Wednesday in anger at President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies

Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies Wed, 03 May, 2017

President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to work to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as he hosted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House but offered no clues about how he could break the deadlock and revive long-stalled negotiations.
Iran officials say 21 miners killed in coal mine explosion

Iran officials say 21 miners killed in coal mine explosion Wed, 03 May, 2017

 Iranian news agencies are quoting provincial officials as saying that 21 miners died in a coal mine explosion earlier in the day in the country's north.
IS attack kills dozens at Syria camp

IS attack kills dozens at Syria camp Tue, 02 May, 2017

A jihadist assault led by suicide bombers killed dozens Tuesday at a camp for the displaced near Syria's border with Iraq, as pressure grows on the Islamic State group in both countries.
Powerful storm front that killed 16 threatens eastern United States

Powerful storm front that killed 16 threatens eastern United States Mon, 01 May, 2017

A powerful storm system bore down on the eastern United States on Monday after spawning tornadoes and torrential rains that killed at least 16 people and shut down hundreds of roads over the weekend, forecasters said.
Violence scars France's pre-election May Day marches

Violence scars France's pre-election May Day marches Mon, 01 May, 2017

Traditional May 1 union marches turned violent in France on Monday and presidential election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron attacked far-right rival Marine Le Pen, highlighting the divisions six days before the runoff.
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.
FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims

FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

Under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed FIFA voters, Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait resigned from his soccer roles on Sunday.
Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal

Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said.
EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit

EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit Sat, 29 Apr, 2017

European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."
North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile

North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile Fri, 28 Apr, 2017

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, but it failed seconds after it was launched.

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

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The Illusion of the French Elections

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